Record Details

NHER Number:17413
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric pot boiler scatters, Croxton Heath

Summary

Fieldwalking in this area during 1981 recorded the presence of prehistoric pot boilers. They were scattered along the length of the boundary of the heath where it runs along the southern edge of the former airfield (NHER 5742).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8979 8864
Map Sheet:TL88NE
Parish:WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

2 April 1981. Following northern boundary of plantation on 'Croxton Heath'.
Heat-crazed flints (pot boilers).
Pot boilers were retrieved from rabbit holes and mole hills throughout the length of the boundary of the heath where it runs along the southern edge of the former airfield (NHER 5742).
A. Lawson (NAU) 25 June 1981.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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